These statistics are used by the SQL Server Query Optimizer to determine the best plan to execute a query.
Because of this importance, these statistics should be up to date in order to get the best performance when executing a query.
In SQL Server 2016, you don't need to turn on trace flag 2371 because this new method is used by default by the SQL Server engine when determining when to update the statistics.
You can do it in the following way: Go to your “Dashboard” page and click “Add new job” then select “Add maintenance job” Select the computer that you need to work with and check the SQL Server connection.
You can do it manually or just click on “Add from template” and select the one you need Also, you can set the schedule for your Sql Bak maintenance job.
If you care about SQL Server performance you need to take SQL Server Statistics into account.
Statistics are lightweight and small objects which describe how data in SQL Server tables are distributed.
Only the first column is used for creating the histogram.